"OUT OF THE EAST" REVERIES AND STUDIES IN NEW JAPAN. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1895. Octavo, pp. [1-8]  2-341 [342: blank] 343-344: ads], flyleaves at front and rear, original decorated yellow cloth, front, spine and rear panels stamped in silver, top edge stained yellow, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed. First edition. Collects eleven essays and sketches of modern Japanese life and thought. BAL 7927 (noted printing 2). Photographic portraits of Hearn clipped from newspaper and magazine tipped onto front free endpaper and copyright page, contemporary illustration of Japanese woman carrying a child pasted to blank verso of contents leaf. Several newspaper clippings including a Hearn obituary laid in. Spine panel a bit darkened, still a clean, tight, very good copy. (#80611).
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